Rob Lowe Says Harry and Meghan Have Brought a Lot of Attention to His Sleepy Little Town

The ‘911: Lone Star’ actor jokes that his neighborhood will never be the same after Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle moved to Montecito, California following royal exit.

AceShowbizRob Lowe has joked his neighbourhood is “never going to be the same” after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved in.

The “911: Lone Star” actor became neighbours with Prince Harry and his wife, former “Suits” actress Meghan, when they moved into a house “over the fence” from him in Montecito, California, where he has lived for 26 years. And Rob has now said the royals have “brought a lot of attention” to his “sleepy little town.”

He said, “They definitely have brought a lot of attention to my sleepy little town … Let me tell you something, once the royals move into your neighbourhood, the neighbourhood is never going to be the same.”

“When Oprah moved in, that began the sort of resurgence of Montecito. Now that the royals are here: The good news is property values go up, the bad news is the line is longer at Starbucks.”

Rob, 57, also noted that whilst he lives a stone’s throw away from Harry and Meghan, the couple keep a “low profile.”

He added, “I saw Harry once driving.”

And the “West Wing” star also addressed speculation that Harry and Meghan’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey – which aired in March (21) – was filmed in his garden, as he insisted the interview did not take place on his property.

He told E! News’ Daily Pop, “It’s so funny. Everybody thinks the interview is shot at my house and then my friend Ted Sarandos who runs Netflix, everybody thought they shot it at his house. Here’s my thing and I have no idea: I think they just plain old shot it at Oprah’s. I swear to you, and they just said it was a mystery location.”

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